16 octobre 2017

Aronson Antiquairs at TEFAF New York Fall 2017

Pair of blue and white bowl and cover flower vases, Delft, circa 1695. Delftware, 29.2 x 29.5 cm (11.5 x 11.6 in.). Each marked 'AK' in blue for Adrianus Kocx, who was the owner of De Grieksche A (The Greek A) factory from 1686 to 1701. © Aronson Antiquairs Provenance: A Dutch Noble collection Pair of Polychrome Figures of Seated Dogs, Delft, circa 1770. Delftware. Heights 20.1 and 20.4 cm (7.9 and 8 in.). © Aronson Antiquairs Provenance: Private collection, Belgium ... [Lire la suite]

14 mars 2017

Salomon Stodel Antiquités at TEFAF Maastrich 2017, Stand 134

Nautilus cup, Soapstone figures, Indo China, Kangxi period, circa 1675. Oriental silver gilt mounts. Height 32 cm, 12.8 x 10 cm (foot) © Salomon Stodel Antiquités The nautilus shell with two vertical engraved silver gilt strap mounts,are pinned which is constructed to fit closely over the edge of the shell, forms the bowl of a standing cup. The conchiolin is elaborately carved in the cameo technique in the Indo Chinese manner, being set in silver gilt mounts that both protects and intergrates this... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2016

Ground-breaking display on garniture/vase sets on view at the Victoria & Albert Museum

Chinese export porcelain garniture with moulded panels, c. 1700, Kangxi reign, Qing dynasty. © Victoria & Albert Museum LONDON.- Organised in partnership with the National Trust, this display explores the history of the garniture; a set of ornamental vases unified by their design and a specific context. Complete sets of garnitures are exceptionally rare. A status symbol between the 17th and 19th centuries, garnitures later fell out of fashion. Sets were damaged or broken up and individual pieces sold off; few complete... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2016

Water basin of a wall cistern, Delft, ca. 1700

Lot 1710. Water basin of a wall cistern, Delft, ca. 1700. Estimate: CHF2,000 - CHF3,000. Photo Koller Auctions. Faience, painted blue, depicting mythological scenes and park landscapes. The front with a mascaron and a round spout. On five spherical feet. Mark VE ligated and 8, 2 in blue. 27.5 x 27 x 16 cm. Bottom restored, hairline crack in the upper edge. Provenance: - Kunsthandel Stodel, Amsterdam, ca. 1976. - Schmitz-Eichhoff Collection, Cologne. ... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2016

Two bowls with chinoiserie decoration from a rijsttafel, Delft, de Griekse A, early 18th century

Lot 1704. Two bowls with chinoiserie decoration from a rijsttafel, Delft, de Griekse A, early 18th century. Estimate: CHF2,000 - CHF3,000. Photo Koller Auctions. Faience, glazed white and painted in blue. Mark 5/R and 7/R in blue. D 23 cm, 29 cm. 1 bowl is glued. Provenance: - Westphalian private collection. - Lempertz Cologne, 18 November 2005. - Schmitz-Eichhoff Collection, Cologne. Literature: M.-T. Schmitz-Eichhoff, Sammlung Europäischer Fayencen des 17. bis 19. Jahrhunderts, Köln 1991... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2016

Tulip vase with scrolled handles, Delft, ca. 1700

Lot 1706. Tulip vase with scrolled handles, Delft, ca. 1700. Estimate: CHF2,500 - CHF3,500. Photo Koller Auctions. Faience, white glazed and painted in blue, contoured in black, in the Oriental Wanli style. Lateral scrolled handles and 5 nozzles. Marked HC and S K in B in black. H 21 cm. Restorations on the edge. Provenance: - Schmitz-Eichhoff Collection, Cologne. Literature: Köllmann/Reineking/Schmitz-Eichhoff, Sammlung Europäischer Fayencen des 17. bis 19. Jahrhunderts, Cologne 1991, No. 67. ... [Lire la suite]

07 septembre 2016

Tulip vase with obelisk, probably Delft, De dubbelde Schenkkan, Lambertus van Eenhorn, late 17th century

Lot 1711. Tulip vase with obelisk, probably Delft, De dubbelde Schenkkan, Lambertus van Eenhorn, late 17th century. Estimate: CHF3,000 - CHF5,000. Photo Koller Faience, glazed white and painted in blue. Two-part structure, obelisk with 8 small nozzles and mascaron on the front and back, mounted on a vase with lizard handles and 10 nozzles. Mark VE ligated, 2 and 3 in blue. H 32 cm. Restorations on the edges, lizard heads and 1 mascaron.Provenance: - Schmitz-Eichhoff Collection, Cologne. Literature:... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2016

Wall cistern, Delft, signed Gerard Kamm, 2nd half of the 18th century

Lot 1709. Wall cistern, Delft, signed Gerard Kamm, 2nd half of the 18th century. Estimate: CHF3,000 - CHF5,000. Photo Koller Faiece, painted blue depicting a bucolic scene. Marked GK in blue. H 40 cm (cover 13 cm). Cover associated and edge of the vessel restored.Provenance: - Art Dealer, Holland, ca. 1965. - Schmitz-Eichhoff Collection, Cologne. Literature: Köllmann/Reineking/Schmitz-Eichhoff, Sammlung Europäischer Fayencen des 17. bis 19. Jahrhunderts, Cologne 1991, No. 61a. ... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2016

Pair of lidded vases, Delft, 2nd half of the 18th century

Lot 1703. Pair of lidded vases, Delft, 2nd half of the 18th century. Estimate: CHF3,000 - CHF5,000. Photo Koller Faience, painted in blue and green in the Oriental style, with peonies, scrolls and birds. Both covers have lion finials. No mark.H 38.5 cm. Edge of the cover restored. (2)Provenance: - Lempertz Cologne, 11. December 1990, Lot 1294. - Schmitz-Eichhoff Collection, Cologne. Literature: Köllmann/Reineking/Schmitz-Eichhoff, Sammlung Europäischer Fayencen des 17. bis 19. Jahrhunderts, Cologne 1991, No. 68. ... [Lire la suite]
12 janvier 2016

Pair of candlesticks, The Greek A, Adrianus Kocx, Delft, ca. 1690 - ca. 1700

Pair of candlesticks, The Greek A, Adrianus Kocx, Delft, ca. 1690 - ca. 1700, faience, h 21.6cm × W 15cm. BK-1955-72-A & BK-1955-72-B. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. Although the shape of these candlesticks resembling Dutch silver examples, do the decorations to Chinese. On the trunk were made even invented Chinese characters.